FCEDA In the News

Web collaboration brings together Fairfax County EDA, NPR and Harvard Business Review

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 11:46am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA, September 1, 2015 – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) today announced a partnership with NPR and Harvard Business Review that brings breaking news, market intelligence and thought-leadership articles to the FairfaxCountyEDA.org Web site.

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Fairfax County dominates region in latest Inc. 5000 ranking of fastest-growing companies

Monday, August 24, 2015 - 5:44pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – Companies from Fairfax County dominate the Washington, D.C., region and Virginia in the Inc. 5000 rankings of the fastest-growing businesses in the United States.

A total of 125 Fairfax County-based companies – most in technology and professional services fields – made the ranking produced by Inc. magazine. Here are data points about the Fairfax County companies:

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Fairfax County EDA works with 25 businesses adding more than 1,100 jobs to the local economy

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 10:29am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA — During the second quarter of 2015, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) provided services and resources to 25 businesses that are adding more than 1,100 jobs in Fairfax County. Many of these businesses are in the information technology and professional services sectors, and six are foreign-based firms using a Fairfax County location to expand in North America.

Three of the most prominent announcements during the quarter:

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Want to build awareness about your business? Come to the FCEDA marketing communications workshops

Friday, August 14, 2015 - 8:41am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – On September 23, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) kicks off the fifth year of its Marketing Communications Strategies and Tactics workshops, a series of five sessions designed to provide entrepreneurs and business owners and managers the tools to communicate effectively to build visibility and sales.

The dates and topics of the sessions:

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FCEDA President and CEO’s newest book examines economic challenges of America’s remote towns

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 11:10am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., the president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), has published his 12th book, an examination of how many of the nation’s remote towns have confronted – some successfully, some not – the economic challenges of the recent past. The focus on remote communities follows Gordon’s previous work on economic factors affecting metropolitan and micropolitan areas. 

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Fairfax County EDA’s popular “Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business” workshops resume September 1

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 2:54pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority’s (FCEDA) popular “Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County” seminars continue in the fall after a summer hiatus. The remaining 2015 dates are September 1, October 6 and November 3. In 2016, workshops are set for January 5, February 2, March 1, April 5, May 3, June 7, September 13, October 4 and November 1.

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EY will add 462 jobs in Fairfax County as it moves to new Tysons Corner location

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 11:05am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that EY (formerly Ernst & Young LLP), one of the world’s leaders in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services and one of Fairfax County’s largest employers, will create 462 jobs over three years as it expands its operations in Fairfax County. Virginia successfully competed against Maryland and Washington, D.C., for the project.

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One year later, Silver Line’s economic impact already apparent

Friday, July 24, 2015 - 3:26pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – The Silver Line, the first new rail line operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) in two decades, opened one year ago on July 26, and its impact on the local business community and economy can already be felt, says Fairfax County Economic Development Authority

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Fairfax County EDA chooses Value Base Mergers and Acquisitions to work with Israeli companies interested in U.S. market

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 3:00am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA, and Tel Aviv – The Fairfax County (Virginia USA) Economic Development Authority, which promotes Fairfax County as one of the world’s best business locations, has renewed its relationship with Value Base Mergers and Acquisitions (formerly DS Apex Mergers & Acquisitions, Ltd.), an investment house/bank based in Tel Aviv, as its representative to work with Israeli companies interested in expansion to the United States.

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Fairfax County is home to eight companies on 2015 Fortune 500 list – and more than half of D.C.-area total

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 4:26pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – Eight Fairfax County-based companies, in industries ranging from financial services and hospitality to defense and technology consulting, hold spots on Fortune magazine’s list of the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the United States.

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